The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 829 853 840
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 36 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.010% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.010% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 24
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,750 £32,520
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,750 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £57,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +71.64%
Security Operations Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Security Operations Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 15 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -4 13 £38,000 -20.00%
South East -10 8 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Security Operations Analyst
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Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 56 (75.68%) SIEM
2 33 (44.59%) Incident Management
3 31 (41.89%) Firewall
4 28 (37.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 26 (35.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (31.08%) Change Management
8 20 (27.03%) GIAC
9 18 (24.32%) Snort
10 17 (22.97%) CEH
11 14 (18.92%) SCADA
12 11 (14.86%) Service Management
12 11 (14.86%) Problem Management
13 10 (13.51%) Windows
13 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (13.51%) Cyber Security
14 7 (9.46%) Linux
14 7 (9.46%) Information Security
14 7 (9.46%) Sourcefire
14 7 (9.46%) Qualys
14 7 (9.46%) Network Security
15 6 (8.11%) Finance
15 6 (8.11%) Nessus
16 5 (6.76%) CISSP
16 5 (6.76%) GCIA
16 5 (6.76%) GCIH
16 5 (6.76%) Information Assurance
16 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
17 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
17 4 (5.41%) Cisco

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Security Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.89%) Firewall
2 28 (37.84%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (9.46%) Network Security
4 4 (5.41%) Internet
4 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.05%) tcpdump
5 3 (4.05%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.70%) WAN
6 2 (2.70%) LAN
7 1 (1.35%) WLAN
7 1 (1.35%) MPLS
7 1 (1.35%) VLAN
7 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.35%) Wireless
7 1 (1.35%) SMTP
7 1 (1.35%) FTP
7 1 (1.35%) HTTP
7 1 (1.35%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) DNS
7 1 (1.35%) SAN
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Law
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) SCADA
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (75.68%) SIEM
2 33 (44.59%) Incident Management
3 26 (35.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (31.08%) Change Management
6 11 (14.86%) Service Management
6 11 (14.86%) Problem Management
7 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.51%) Cyber Security
8 7 (9.46%) Information Security
9 5 (6.76%) Information Assurance
9 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.41%) Security Testing
10 4 (5.41%) Computer Forensics
11 3 (4.05%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (4.05%) Digital Forensics
11 3 (4.05%) Security Architecture
11 3 (4.05%) Change Control
12 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.70%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) GIAC
2 17 (22.97%) CEH
3 5 (6.76%) GCIA
3 5 (6.76%) GCIH
3 5 (6.76%) CISSP
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.41%) CCNA
4 4 (5.41%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) GSEC
6 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) CCSA
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) Snort
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Nessus
2 1 (1.35%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Sourcefire
1 7 (9.46%) Qualys
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.70%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.70%) LogLogic
4 1 (1.35%) Q1 Labs
4 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.35%) GFI Software
4 1 (1.35%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.35%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.35%) Symantec
4 1 (1.35%) McAfee
4 1 (1.35%) Websense
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Juniper
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago